Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

reverse engineering

noun
     
reverse engineering [uncountable] technical
a situation in which a product is examined to see how it is made, so that it can be copied
reverse engineer verb [transitive]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary